Human rights warning over bakery case

Apr 11, 2015 by

CEN Editorial: A HUMAN rights lawyer has said that if the Ashers bakery, currently fighting a case brought against them for refusing to make a cake for a gay couple, were to lose their court battle then no defence could be taken against other businesses defending their personal beliefs. Among those cases listed by human rights QC Aidan O’Neill, were an atheist web designer refusing to design a website presenting as scientific fact the claim that God made the world in six days. He also said...

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Catholic school reinstates teacher suspended for defending Catholic teaching on Facebook

Apr 11, 2015 by

By Dustin Siggins, LifeSite: A teacher suspended from a Catholic school for using Facebook to defend traditional marriage has been reinstated. Almost one month ago, Patricia Jannuzzi was suspended from Immaculata High School in Somerville, New Jersey, after she made what became controversial comments about same-sex relationships. Over the next several weeks, she was told that the suspension was effectively a release from her job, as she would not be rehired for the 2016 school year. Jannuzzi...

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As President attempts to ban freedom of choice for families and hurting youth the Alliance responds!

Apr 11, 2015 by

As an organization the Alliance for Therapeutic Choice and Scientific Integrity and our members in the NARTH Institute are generally reluctant to become involved in political debates or in directly addressing pronouncements made by elected officials. The popular media is seldom equipped to offer the depth and breadth of analysis or the appropriate forums necessary to understand and appreciate the complexity of human suffering, emotional distress or deeply held personal concerns that might...

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Analysis: What went wrong in the “Religious Freedom” fight in Indiana and Arkansas?

Apr 11, 2015 by

by Brian Camenker and Amy Contrada, MassResistance: Failure by pro-family leaders to see roots of problem. The mainstream pro-family movement continues to be its own worst enemy. Back in October we wrote an article, “How the pro-family movement helped spread “gay marriage” across America.” It turns out there were more failures to come. The recent surrender on the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” (RFRA) bills by the Governors of Indiana and Arkansas can be directly tied to the myriad bad...

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This evangelist asked a gay bakery to make a traditional marriage cake. Now he may face charges.

Apr 10, 2015 by

By Kirsten Andersen, LifeSite: Joshua Feuerstein was just trying to make a point. Now, he may face legal action, as a bakery that refused to provide him with a cake opposing same-sex “marriage” threatens to sue him for taking their conversation public. The bakery owner is also threatening to press charges related to the recording of the phone call. In the wake of heated national debate over whether business owners should have the right to refuse to participate in same-sex “weddings” that...

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From Ireland to Indiana, the spread of gay-marriage groupthink

Apr 8, 2015 by

by Brendan O’Neill, Spiked: To see how straitjacketed the debate about gay marriage has become, look no further than Ireland. There, on 22 May, there will be a referendum, with voters asked to say Yes or No to amending the Irish Constitution so that marriage will be redefined as a union between ‘two persons without distinction as to their sex’. Sounds good, right? An opportunity for an actual electorate to have a debate and have its say on the future of marriage? Not so fast. The run-up...

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